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Posted: Mar 13, 2017

ATAS International Names 2016 Sales Team Of The Year

Allentown, PA - ATAS International Inc., a leading manufacturer of metal roofing, wall and ceiling panels, announces Chris Kroeter, CSI, CDT, LEED Green Associate and Brian Silvius as the recipients of its annual Malan S. Parker Award to recognize the top sales team of 2016.

Posted: Mar 10, 2017

AISI Standards Council Names Winning Cold-Formed Steel Framing Research Proposals

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) Standards Council has selected five winning research proposals for its 2017 Small Project Fellowship Program. AISI’s Small Project Fellowship Program was launched in 2014 to identify and provide funding for research projects that will significantly impact the reliability, performance, and cost-competitiveness of cold-formed steel (CFS) framing products in a variety of end-use applications.

Posted: Mar 08, 2017

DECRA® Roofing Systems Celebrates 60 Years With Renewed Contractor Focus

Corona, CA - DECRA® Roofing Systems Inc., manufacturer of stone-coated steel roofing, is celebrating 60 years of supplying its products for residential and light commercial projects. The company has kicked off its 60th year with a renewed focus on the roofing contractor, said Bobby Bloom, President of DECRA Roofing Systems, Americas.

Posted: Mar 07, 2017

Rigid Global Buildings Opens New Structural Steel Plant

Houston, TX – Rigid Global Buildings has announced the opening of its new structural steel shop. The 125,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility offers the latest in manufacturing technology and has a capacity over 10,500 tons.

Posted: Mar 03, 2017

VOCE Developments Joins American Buildings Company Network

Eufaula, AL - American Buildings Company (ABC), a leading domestic and international manufacturer and marketer of high-quality metal building systems for industrial, commercial, and institutional construction markets, announces the addition of VOCE Developments Corp. of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada to its national network of Builders.

Posted: Mar 03, 2017

Sealtite Changes Name To ST Fastening Systems

Tyler, TX - Marking 25 years of operation, Joe Hargis, CEO and founder of Sealtite Building Fasteners, announces that his company has changed its name to ST Fastening Systems. The company continues to use its “flying” ST as the focal point of its identity.

Posted: Mar 02, 2017

Steel Deck Institute Updates Five Standards

Glenshaw, PA - The Steel Deck Institute (SDI) has updated five standards and has made them available for free download at www.sdi.org. The SDI standards are included by reference in the 2018 International Building Code. SDI’s suite of standards has been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and is intended for use in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Posted: Feb 28, 2017

Roof Underlayments Are Focus Of RICOWI Spring Seminar

New Franklin, OH - Underlayments for a variety of roof types, including metal, will be highlighted at the Roofing Industry Committee on Weather Issues Inc. (RICOWI) Spring 2017 Seminar at the Hilton Anaheim, March 17, in Anaheim, CA.

Posted: Feb 27, 2017

Architecture Billings Index Slips In January

Washington, DC – The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) dipped slightly into negative territory in January, after a very strong showing in December. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the January ABI score was 49.5, down from a score of 55.6 in the previous month.

Posted: Feb 24, 2017

New LEED v4 Brochure Available From RHEINZINK

Woburn, MA – RHEINZINK America has announced the availability of a new online brochure for LEED v4. LEED v4 is the newest version of the international standard for high-performance green buildings as developed by the U.S. Green Building Council.

Posted: Feb 24, 2017

Metal Roofing Alliance Names Ramey As New Executive Director, Offers Free Seminar At IRE

Longview, WA - The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) announces the appointment of Renee Ramey as the organization's new Executive Director. Ramey replaces Bill Hippard, who has retired. Ramey will be responsible for the daily management of the MRA's ongoing North American marketing program to increase metal roofing's residential market share.

Posted: Feb 23, 2017

American Buildings Company Adds Icon Contractors To Builder Network

Eufaula, AL - American Buildings Company (ABC), a leading domestic and international manufacturer and marketer of high-quality metal building systems for industrial, commercial, and institutional construction markets, announces the addition of Icon Contractors LLC of Bridge City, Louisiana to its national network of Builders.

Posted: Feb 23, 2017

CFSEI Accepting Entries For 2017 Awards Program Through March 30

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) is accepting entries through March 30, 2017 for its annual awards program, which acknowledges outstanding and innovative cold-formed steel (CFS) projects and individuals who have advanced the industry through their significant contributions of time and expertise.

Posted: Feb 21, 2017

Three New Cold-Formed Steel Framing Research Reports Published By AISI

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published three new cold-formed steel framing research reports: RP15-3: Advancing Seismic Simulation of Cold-Formed Steel Framed Buildings, RP17-1: Experimental Study on System Reliability of Cold-Formed Steel Roof Trusses, and RP17-2: Monotonic and Cyclic Response of Single Shear Cold-Formed Steel-to-Steel and Sheathing-to-Steel Connections.

Posted: Feb 20, 2017

Seven New PAC-CLAD Colors Enhance Design Options For Metal Roofs, Walls

Elk Grove Village, IL - Petersen’s wide range of available colors for its metal roofing and wall panels now includes seven new PAC-CLAD finishes, increasing the company’s already vast color spectrum to 45. The seven new colors are made from a 70% PVDF Kynar formula manufactured by Valspar.

Posted: Feb 17, 2017

Firestone Building Products To Acquire Gaco Western

Indianapolis, IN - Firestone Building Products Company, LLC has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Gaco Western, a leader in innovative silicone roofing systems and provider of top-tier waterproofing and spray foam insulation solutions for a variety of commercial and residential applications.

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